Bug 8149 - FTPD sleep(3) when a client connects that cannot be resolved by DNS
FTPD sleep(3) when a client connects that cannot be resolved by DNS
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: wu-ftpd (Show other bugs)
6.1
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-01-03 13:30 EST by Edward muller
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-22 15:37:42 EDT
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Description Edward muller 2000-01-03 13:30:21 EST
This should probably be disabled by default for a modern build. The comment
above the code (ftpd.c line 5841) is dated apr-93. The UNIX GURU's here
note that it was probably put in there to work around a bug in an old
version of BIND, which is no longer a problem.

fix:
#undef DNS_TRYAGAIN in config.h.noac


I have a new .spec file and a patch to go along with it if you want.
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-10-05 06:33:07 EDT
Changed in 2.6.1-7. Sorry for the delay, our internal package maintainer changed
a couple of times.

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